Stagnation: The new normal

Stagnation: The new normal

In recent weeks startling headlines have charted falls on the world's stock markets amid fears about the state of the world economy. Take a small sample from the financial pages of The Guardian: "Markets tumble in Europe and New York [...]

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Syriza, the Troika and Grexit

Syriza, the Troika and Grexit

The four-month breathing space As I write, the Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, is meeting again with the Eurogroup finance ministers in another chapter in the tortuous negotiations over revising the conditions for the extension of the bailout programme for Greek [...]

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Review: Unmasking Austerity

Review: Unmasking Austerity

This the latest offering by Dexter Whitfield which makes for uncomfortable reading. It is full of detailed well researched and explosive exposees of neoliberalism and faux austerity. Where most of us will have a general grasp and idea of just [...]

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Keynes or Marx?

Keynes or Marx?

Michael Roberts takes sides in the debate between Keynes and Marx. The purpose of this article is to consider the contributions that John Maynard Keynes and Karl Marx can make to our understanding of the nature of the capitalist system and [...]

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